Kindergarten Readiness Skills

Developmental Skills

  1. Knows first and last name.
  2. Puts on own coat/sweater.
  3. Ties shoes or wears Velcro shoes.
  4. Buckles, snaps, and zippers own clothing.
  5. Uses scissors.

Social Development

  1. Uses words to communicate and express feelings.
  2. Cooperates with peers and adults.
  3. Shares with peers.
  4. Listens and focuses when someone is speaking.
  5. Follows simple directions.
  6. Is able to transition from one activity to another.

Language and Reading Skills

  1. Speaks clearly, using knowledge of grammar.
  2. Uses increasingly complex vocabulary.
  3. Recognizes own name in print.
  4. Writes own name.
  5. Knows how to hold a pencil.
  6. Identifies most of the letters in the alphabet by name- capital and lower case.
  7. Draws pictures and writes letters without scribbling.
  8. Identifies and names rhyming words.
  9. Shows an interest in stories.
  10. Retells a simple story.
  11. Compares and contrasts pictures
  12. Matches pictures and words

Number and Math Skills

  1. Recognizes basic shapes.
  2. Identifies colors.
  3. Counts to 20 or higher.
  4. Identifies numbers to 10 or more.
  5. Compares objects and sets of objects.
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